By Julia Reischel on Monday, Feb. 28, 2011 - 12:19 pm
It's the last day of February, and we're all plenty sick of winter. Our contributor Kirby Olson, who teaches literature at Suny Delhi, sat down with a group of Andes residents last week at the Andes Round Table to express their feelings for February in... Read more
By Claudia Fragnito on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011 - 4:10 pm
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Nov. 8, 2010 - 1:37 pm
A snowman at Buck Ridge Lookout on West Kill Mountain, at 3,500 feet of elevation. Photo by Bob Moses. Our correspondent Aaron Bennett, the regional director of the Catskill Mountainkeeper, led a hike up West Kill mountain in Greene County on Saturday.... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Oct. 22, 2010 - 12:32 pm
Here in Andes, it snowed -- and stuck, in places -- for hours this morning. That picnic bench above is just outside the Watershed Post HQ, around 9am. Carol Seitz of the Woodland Valley View reported flurries down in the Phoenicia area this morning, too... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Oct. 8, 2010 - 4:03 pm
It's going to freeze good and hard on Sunday morning in Delaware, Otsego, and Sullivan counties, the National Weather Center in Binghamton is predicting. So if you've got any tomatoes left, bring 'em in now: ...WIDESPREAD FREEZE EXPECTED EARLY SUNDAY... .... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Sep. 30, 2010 - 1:02 pm
What you really need for your cozy little upstate cabin this blizzard season is a generator and a "cottage cam," the New York Post tells us today. I'll take a few cords of wood first, thanks.
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Mar. 2, 2010 - 11:36 am
Yep, that's for sledding downhill on. The terrifying item pictured above is a jack jumper, recently donated to the Calvin Coolidge House in Vermont. 19th-century Vermont must not have had many lawyers. Readers: Got any good snow toys in the attic?
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010 - 7:01 pm
Ice climbers, take note: The guides at Mountain Skills say conditions are looking pretty sweet for this weekend. Gunks climber Alex Deadpoint has some great photos from a recent trip to Sleepy Hollow.
By WP Newsroom on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010 - 11:56 am
Adventures in the Outdoors reports from a cross-country ski trip from South Lake to Boulder Rock, with photos. The trip out to Boulder Rock from South Lake is probably the 'classic' backcountry cross-country ski trip in the Catskill Mountains. It is not... Read more